E-books: Urban Studies

  • Residential Real Estate: Urban & Regional Economic Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Urban & Regional Economic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate introduces readers to the economic fundamentals and emerging issues in housing markets. The book investigates housing market issues within local, regional, national and international contexts in order to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change, and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning: Lessons in Practical Methods book cover

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning

    Lessons in Practical Methods, 1st Edition

    By Diana MacCallum, Courtney Babb, Carey Curtis

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning provides a basic introduction to methodology and methods in planning research. It brings together the methods most commonly used in planning, explaining their key applications and basic protocols. It addresses the unique needs of planners by dealing…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Community and Sustainable Development: Participation in the future book cover

    Community and Sustainable Development

    Participation in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Warburton

    Books like this which bubble over with the fruits of many people experience and insight add new layers of meaning to (the concept if sustainable development) deepening our understanding of what for me is the most important political challenge of our age-by a very Long way... this timely and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and related courses in the built environment. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition book cover

    Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

    1st Edition

    By Jean Russ

    Sustainability as a concept remains just as challenging and important today as it was when the first edition of this book was published. The Second Edition of Sustainability and Design Ethics explores the ethical obligations of knowledgeable people such as design professionals, taking into…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural�urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Point of Purchase: How Shopping Changed American Culture book cover

    Point of Purchase

    How Shopping Changed American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Zukin

    This accessible, smart, and expansive book on shopping's impact on American life is in part historical, stretching back to the mid-19th century, yet also has a contemporary focus, with material on recent trends in shopping from the internet to Zagat's guides.Drawing inspiration from both Pierre…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Cities and Literature book cover

    Cities and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    This book offers a critical introduction to the relation between cities and literature (fiction, poetry and literary criticism) from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It examines examples of writing from Europe, North America and post-colonial countries, juxtaposed with key ideas from…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

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